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What Soccer Records Will Never Be Broken?

What Soccer Records Will Never Be Broken?

In the Real Madrid vs. Juventus match on April 3, Cristiano Ronaldo scored what could be described as a perfect...
Messi Came Off The Bench To Stroll Around, Keep Barcelona Undefeated

Messi Came Off The Bench To Stroll Around, Keep Barcelona Undefeated

Lionel Messi came on as a substitute in the 58th minute of Barcelona’s match against Sevilla on Saturday with express orders not to run around too much. He obeyed, meandered around for the better part
Lionel Messi Did Not Have Fun At Spain's 6-1 Drubbing Of Argentina Today

Lionel Messi Did Not Have Fun At Spain's 6-1 Drubbing Of Argentina Today

Just a couple of months before June’s World Cup begins, a next-generation Spain squad incinerated a mostly full-strength Argentina in Madrid today, riding an Isco hat trick to a 6-1 laugher. It’s only
Football mascot's new name inspired by Lionel Messi is so punny it hurts

Football mascot's new name inspired by Lionel Messi is so punny it hurts

On Saturday the Scottish championship team Inverness Caledonian Thistle (ICTFC) unveiled what was either genius or pure evil.At the IRN-BRU Scottish Challenge Cup Final against Dumbarton, ICTFC
Lionel Messi Five-Holes Thibaut Courtois Twice As Barcelona Blow Past Chelsea

Lionel Messi Five-Holes Thibaut Courtois Twice As Barcelona Blow Past Chelsea

We’ll probably never know whether or not Lionel Messi really could do it on cold, wet nights in Stoke, but today we’ve been given even more evidence that he is pretty good at doing it on early spring
Lionel Messi Won The League All By Himself

Lionel Messi Won The League All By Himself

It helps to take a step back now, after Barcelona have all but assured themselves yet another league title by beating second-place Atlético Madrid at home yesterday, to accurately appreciate the
Here Are Some Unbelievable Feats Of Walking By The One And Only Lionel Messi

Here Are Some Unbelievable Feats Of Walking By The One And Only Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is so incomprehensibly great because he has an almost unlimited arsenal of match-deciding, soul-snatching, title-winning skills and attributes—so many, in fact, that some of them threaten
Lionel Messi Is A Treasure

Lionel Messi Is A Treasure

“It’s spectacular to watch him every day. He is the best player there is and the best there will ever be,” said first-year Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde yesterday after witnessing yet another
Lionel Messi And Jordi Alba Go Over Levante's Heads For A Gorgeous Goal

Lionel Messi And Jordi Alba Go Over Levante's Heads For A Gorgeous Goal

In a metaphorical sense, Barcelona are almost always playing above their competition. But today against Levante, Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba combined for some play that was literally untouchable.
FIFA’s Dirty Wars

FIFA’s Dirty Wars

Toward the end of the 2010 World Cup, Julio Grondona made a prediction, or perhaps it was a promise, to a group of journalists in the gilded lobby of Johannesburg’s Michelangelo hotel, the five-star
The most grotesque sports contract for someone at zero risk of actual injury while playing a sport

The most grotesque sports contract for someone at zero risk of actual injury while playing a sport

Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the NFL, is reportedly seeking a contract that would pay him $49.5 million per year, and include such perks as…
Lionel Messi Saves Argentina's Ass

Lionel Messi Saves Argentina's Ass

Tonight couldn’t have started any worse for Argentina. On the outside looking in at the beginning of the final day of World Cup qualification, they needed a win in Ecuador to at least keep their hopes
Lionel Messi Is All Alone

Lionel Messi Is All Alone

It’s a funny thing, talking about what an athlete deserves. Sports are the ultimate results-oriented business, where no matter how much you love your mother or how kind and considerate you are to
Lionel Messi Might Be In The Midst Of His Most Impressive Feat Yet

Lionel Messi Might Be In The Midst Of His Most Impressive Feat Yet

At this point, more than a decade into one of the greatest careers of all time, there is no use trying to encapsulate Lionel Messi’s performances in writing. It has been tried millions of times. We’ve
Barcelona Are Still One Of The Greats

Barcelona Are Still One Of The Greats

Catalonia was in panic mode this past month, as the shock departure of Neymar to PSG dealt a debilitating blow to a Barcelona squad that already wasn’t running at peak efficiency. For a fan base that
Messi Invited 150 Journalists To His Wedding This Weekend

Messi Invited 150 Journalists To His Wedding This Weekend

Lionel Messi is getting married to his longtime partner and the mother of his two children, Antonella Roccuzzo, on Friday in their hometown of Rosario, Argentina. The wedding is every bit the lavish
FIFA's Four-Match Suspension Of Lionel Messi Overturned On Appeal

FIFA's Four-Match Suspension Of Lionel Messi Overturned On Appeal

A little over a month ago, some snitches in the Chile soccer federation ratted out Lionel Messi for saying some mildly harsh words to a referee after an international match. FIFA suspended Messi for
Barcelona Fans Celebrate Messi Goal With Homage To His Clásico Celebration

Barcelona Fans Celebrate Messi Goal With Homage To His Clásico Celebration

It was a full-on party today in Barcelona as the Catalan club blasted Osasuna by a score of 7-1. Before the game, fans unveiled a massive banner to commemorate Lionel Messi’s 500th Barça goal, the one
Lionel Messi Turned A Meaningless Clásico Into One For The Ages

Lionel Messi Turned A Meaningless Clásico Into One For The Ages

Barcelona probably won’t win anything significant this season. They remain underdogs for the league title, were ousted from the Champions League by Juventus after surviving the Paris Saint-Germain tie